Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 99 50
Rank change year-on-year -74 -49 -3
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 128 228 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.61% 3.04% 4.81%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.87% 8.83% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 124 208 318
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -0.60% +11.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,175 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SQL Server 2008 is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 2631 2583 2370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 32.99% 34.44% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2274 2305 2049
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SQL Server 2008 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham -12 6 £40,000 -
Stockport -8 5 £33,500 -10.67%
Bolton -8 3 £35,000 +45.83%
Wigan - 1 £36,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 73 (57.03%) .NET
3 71 (55.47%) SQL
4 67 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (51.56%) C#
6 58 (45.31%) ASP.NET
7 52 (40.63%) Microsoft
8 44 (34.38%) T-SQL
8 44 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 41 (32.03%) MVC
9 41 (32.03%) Visual Studio
10 40 (31.25%) .NET Framework
11 34 (26.56%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (25.78%) Finance
13 32 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 32 (25.00%) jQuery
14 29 (22.66%) SQL Server 2005
15 28 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (21.88%) ETL
16 27 (21.09%) Degree
17 24 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (17.19%) Computer Science
18 22 (17.19%) WCF
18 22 (17.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (17.19%) XML
18 22 (17.19%) Ajax
19 21 (16.41%) Web Services
19 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.03%) CMS
2 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.91%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.13%) IIS
5 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.56%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.81%) SAN
2 2 (1.56%) DHCP
2 2 (1.56%) DNS
2 2 (1.56%) Firewall
2 2 (1.56%) Network Security
2 2 (1.56%) SMS
2 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (22.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 28 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (7.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.91%) NoSQL
11 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.34%) Power BI
12 3 (2.34%) QlikView
12 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (1.56%) Big Data
13 2 (1.56%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (32.03%) Visual Studio
2 34 (26.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.34%) Moq
4 3 (2.34%) NUnit
5 1 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (25.78%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Legal
3 8 (6.25%) Advertising
4 5 (3.91%) Automotive
5 4 (3.13%) Games
5 4 (3.13%) Retail
5 4 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (70.31%) Developer
2 36 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 31 (24.22%) C# Developer
4 30 (23.44%) SQL Developer
5 22 (17.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (15.63%) Senior Developer
7 17 (13.28%) SQL Server Developer
8 16 (12.50%) Technical Leader
8 16 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
9 14 (10.94%) DBA
10 10 (7.81%) SQL DBA
11 7 (5.47%) SSRS Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Lead C# Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Report Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (4.69%) Technical Developer
13 5 (3.91%) Administrator
14 4 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (57.03%) .NET
2 58 (45.31%) ASP.NET
3 40 (31.25%) .NET Framework
4 32 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (25.00%) jQuery
5 22 (17.19%) Ajax
5 22 (17.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 22 (17.19%) WCF
5 22 (17.19%) XML
6 21 (16.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 21 (16.41%) Web Services
7 11 (8.59%) CSS
8 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 5 (3.91%) HTML
10 3 (2.34%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.34%) Ninject
10 3 (2.34%) REST
11 2 (1.56%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.59%) Clustering
4 3 (2.34%) FMCG
4 3 (2.34%) iPad
4 3 (2.34%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.78%) Fintech
5 1 (0.78%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.63%) Windows
2 12 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (52.34%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.03%) MVC
3 32 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (21.88%) ETL
5 20 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (13.28%) Web Development
7 13 (10.16%) SQL Optimisation
8 10 (7.81%) Scrum
9 9 (7.03%) SOLID
10 7 (5.47%) ITIL
10 7 (5.47%) Visualisation
11 6 (4.69%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (3.91%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (3.91%) ERP
12 5 (3.91%) Project Management
13 4 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (3.13%) Customer Intelligence
13 4 (3.13%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.13%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 71 (55.47%) SQL
2 66 (51.56%) C#
3 44 (34.38%) T-SQL
4 14 (10.94%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.34%) VBA
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) C++
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (21.09%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) MCITP
3 1 (0.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.91%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Active Directory
1 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.56%) Kibana
3 1 (0.78%) Oozie
3 1 (0.78%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 52 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.03%) VMware
3 6 (4.69%) Cognos
4 5 (3.91%) Cisco
4 5 (3.91%) Oracle
5 3 (2.34%) Dell
5 3 (2.34%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.34%) Panasonic
6 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.56%) Tableau
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix
7 1 (0.78%) SAP